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Breathing Colours Gallery in Sydney is honoured to represent the work of extraordinary Australian artists who pride themselves on the quality and originality of their work.

Breathing Colours is known to showcase work spanning the simple, elegant, quirky, unique and the sensational. The Gallery’s exhibition program offers up to 24 exhibitions each year where we celebrate the creative lives of painters, printers, glass, ceramic & textile artists. You can view our current and past exhibitions here and find out details on how to exhibit. Our retail room is an eclectic treasure trove of work from 150 Australian painters, printers, glass, ceramic, resin, wood, textile & jewellery artists.

Announcing a new Breathing Colours Initiative

Club Kreative – School Holiday Art Classes for 6- 12 year olds provided by highly experienced artist & teacher Kristine Ballard at Breathing Colours Studio in Rozelle. Click here for a PDF with more info or visit the workshops section for details on the classes.

Announcing  our first Artist in Residence – Tory Hughes

Tory is from Sante Fe & has been working with polymer & mixed media professionally since 1984. Her work is in permanent collections of major museums & copious publications. Tory loves to create, to explore, fabricate & invent and she shares her expertise & passion in workshops internationally.

Get to know Tory via this interview

Tory is running polymer & mixed media workshops at Breathing Colours Studio in Rozelle in October.

Tory is offering a free presentation on Monday 9th October to discuss polymer, it’s applications & possibilities. Come & be inspired by this extraordinary artist & her polymer journey. From Wednesday to Sunday night Tory is offering a series of workshops that build on each other but can be taken alone.

Thursday 12th October is a Jambalaya Introduction to Polymer Clay Techniques. Learn about colours, textures, translucencies. An overview of all of the approaches you can use with polymer.

Friday 13th October is about Surface Techniques and Effects for Polymer Clay Art. Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th is ‘Floribunda! Patterning in Polymer Clays for Wearable Art & More.

Register early so you don’t miss out  + receive early bird discount!

You’ll leave with many pieces & a new enthusiasm for your creative potential.

Latest Exhibitions

Upcoming Workshops

Crafternoon – Vintage Style Jewellery

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Weave a Wall Hanging with Sky

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Watercolour Masterclass

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Beading Basics

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Find Your Inner Artist

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Polymer Clay Introduction

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Breathing Colours manages 3 spaces:

Breathing Colours Gallery
446 Darling Street Balmain

 Where we showcase our exhibitions. It’s open from 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday and 10am to 5pm Sunday and by appointment. Book the Gallery for an exhibition. Find out more.

Breathing Colours Retail
446 Darling Street Balmain

The Retail Room adjoins but is separate to the Gallery where the exhibitions are held. The Retail Room carries the work of approximately 150 Australian painters, ceramic, textile, woodwork  & glass artists.  We focus on artists who achieve unique works, who continue to develop & take risks to achieve something new. The paintings in the retail room are from our Stock Room and are usually from previous exhibitions or are new works from our exhibiting artists. Breathing Colours has a wide and sensational range of cards from the quirky, to the sophisticated, traditional & humorous or small works of art. A number of our artists will have works available for sale in the ‘online shop’ later in 2017. Additions to the ‘online shop’ will be promoted via social media & our mail outs.

Breathing Colours Studio
760 Darling Street Rozelle

 is the space for classes, workshops, events, book launches & more. Call the Gallery on 02 9555 8543 for information on how to book the space, what’s currently available and how to register for a workshop or event. Breathing Colours Studio is 6.6 meters x 5.2 meters with a kitchenette & bathroom attached.